Creepy September 22, 2017
9 Haunted Houses In Delaware That Will Terrify You In The Best Way
Finally, it’s official fall! That means the Halloween season is beginning, and Delaware’s most spooky haunted attractions are opening up for the months of September and October. Plan ahead, because these haunted houses in Delaware can get crowded. Check out the information here, and get ready for a chilly, frightening evening with some ghosts.
During these uncertain times, please keep safety in mind and consider adding destinations to your bucket list to visit at a later date.
From Sept. 29-Nov. 4, Frightland shows off the most famous of Delaware's spooky attractions. Follow the stories of the mad doctor that made this farm his workshop as you explore each haunted section of the farm.
309 Port Penn Road, Middletown,
2. Screams at the Beach
Head down to Georgetown from Sept. 29-Oct. 28, when Scream at the Beach takes over. There are seven attractions, including two spooky escape rooms.
22518 Lewes-Georgetown Highway, near Georgetown.
3. Fort Delaware
Starting on Oct. 6, you can partake in spooky happenings and paranormal ghost hunts at Fort Delaware, rumored to be one of the most haunted places in the world! Beyond the typical ghost-seeking tours, they also offer two five-hour extended paranomral investigations. These events sell out quickly!
45 Clinton St., Delaware City.
4. Nightmare's Haunted House
Starting on Oct. 6, Nightmare's Haunted House comes alive in Laurel. This is one of the spookier haunted houses in the state, and you can tell the organizers really enjoy scaring their "victims."
10912 County Seat Road, Laurel.
5. Slaughter House Farm
Running fromOct. 6-28, Slaughter House Farms haunted house is so spooky, that nobody under the age of 10 is allowed! This event raises money for Operation We Care, so your screams will be benefiting the community.
32076 Gordy Road, Laurel.
6. Wicked Woods
Friday and Saturdays, Oct. 7-29. Wicked Woods has created a super scary haunted trail that opens at night, and they host family fall activities during the weekends, from 10am-2pm.
Wicked Woods, 2621 Sandy Bend Road, Wyoming.
7. Ghosts in the Graveyard
On Oct. 14 and Oct. 21, head out on a spooky tour of the Old Swedes Church graveyard, to find out the haunted history and track down some ghosts yourself.
Reservations required via (302) 652-5629 or
8. Cemetery House
The spooky Cemetery House attraction runs from Oct. 14-29. Start off with a relaxing hay ride that takes you right into the nightmare of Cemetery House!
Laurel Volunteer Fire Department, 205 W. 10th St., Laurel, or
9. Hockessin Haunted House
Running from Oct. 20-28, the spooky Hockessin Haunted House is a fundraiser for local animal charity. So, rest assured, that while you're running from the ghouls and goblins, you're also raising money to help sweet and not scary dogs and cats.
19 Nathalie Drive, Hockessin.
If you love spooky places, schedule a weekend to explore the most haunted places in Delaware on our
Delaware Haunted Road Trip. Just… be careful!